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Mrs. Denise Bolan, RPA-C

Denise Bolan, RPA-C is our school physician assistant.  She is a summa cum laude graduate of the SUNY at Stony Brook's Physician Assistant Program where she received the Undergraduate Honor Award.  She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Bacteriology from Wagner College.  She has been a physician assistant for 21 years and has worked in primary care, alcohol rehabilitation medicine, and clinical education.  She was a Clinical Instructor at the SUNY Stony Brook PA Program for 4 years and was also HIV Program Coordinator for the Essex County Public Health Department for 2 years.  Mrs. Bolan has been a member of the New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct (responsible for the discipline of physicians and physician assistants) since 1989, and was its Vice-chair for 4 years.  Her time at NCS began in 1992 as a part-time employee, but since 2003 she has been providing full-time services.

Mrs. Bolan provides all the mandated health screenings for our students, such as hearing, vision and scoliosis.  As a physician assistant, she is also able to perform all the physical examinations for our students and selected staff including: 

  •   Preparticipation exams for athletics
  •   Committee on Special Education exams
  •   Exams mandated for 2nd, 4th, 7th & 10th graders
  •   Kindergarten exams
  •   Entrance exams
  •   Exams for working papers
  •   School bus driver and cafeteria worker exams

Health services at NCS include:

  •   Evaluation and treatment of ill or injured students and staff as is possible at school
  •   Administration of medication as indicated
  •   Health counseling and education
  •   Illness surveillance
  •   Development and implementation of health care plans for students with chronic conditions
  •   Advisement/counseling for students regarding issues of sexuality, growth & development
  • Communication with parents around health issues for their child
  • Development/revision of health policies as indicated

Mrs. Bolan is also the school's attendance officer, issues working papers, and handles worker compensation.


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Health Information Release Form https://docs.google.com/a/newcombcsd.org/document/d/1sg6kUxUeh11PbnJXiqKGwyJvdiM-EiHugF5gkpl2wQc/edit Health Forms February 25, 2014 
Long Term Care Insurance https://drive.google.com/a/newcombcsd.org/?tab=mo#folders/0B9p-FHphymjCc2hFNE9fenZ3M1U Health Forms February 25, 2014 
Medication Form https://docs.google.com/a/newcombcsd.org/document/d/1IFG4ywieHtaUd3SmSW-QLwnATT_dTp-povM7sa_Zvf4/edit Health Forms February 25, 2014 
Child Health Plus Insurance https://drive.google.com/a/newcombcsd.org/?tab=mo#folders/0B9p-FHphymjCc2hFNE9fenZ3M1U Health Information February 25, 2014 
Asthma Information https://docs.google.com/a/newcombcsd.org/document/d/1vDuYwN_ugaXVNf-kCE_S3a_worWPaT3jI_fJUdyOQo4/edit Health Topics February 25, 2014 
Bullying Information https://docs.google.com/a/newcombcsd.org/document/d/1mhYpaVVU1Ed6mDCwHIxyj4DFBgM5reYkBbXqiHJBB20/edit Health Topics February 25, 2014 
Influenza Tips https://docs.google.com/a/newcombcsd.org/document/d/1xyEC4vrDBMk1LgaQpebhg_mCChyhrKEl0Kr12vFfHr8/edit Health Topics February 25, 2014 
Talking About Tough Issues https://docs.google.com/a/newcombcsd.org/document/d/1G15deE7sZOL3J7iAEDTE_XUx-0ajTEu9hjZefISUzeI/edit Health Topics February 25, 2014 
Tobacco Information https://docs.google.com/a/newcombcsd.org/document/d/15CMWvv95qYZwuyvOvFX9QcyFi1WF3cPPuYd9W5CO8qk/edit Health Topics February 25, 2014 
Academy of Pediatrics http://www.aap.org/en-us/Pages/Default.aspx Link February 25, 2014 
BAM - Body and Mind http://www.cdc.gov/bam/ Link February 25, 2014 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/ Link February 25, 2014 
Essex County Department of Health http://www.co.essex.ny.us/medicalhealth.asp Link February 25, 2014 
Family Education http://www.familyeducation.com/home Link February 25, 2014 
Impact Testing https://www.impacttestonline.com/customercenter/ Link February 25, 2014 
NYS Department of Health http://www.health.ny.gov/ Link February 25, 2014 
Health Policy https://drive.google.com/a/newcombcsd.org/?tab=mo#folders/0B9p-FHphymjCam9GYnE2anBJN0U Policy February 25, 2014 
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